Please join with us in the Canadian BDS Coalition at this important upcoming conference in Ottawa. We encourage all supporters of boycott, divestment and sanctions campaigns to join us for this discussion and strategy session on escalating the boycott movement, Palestinian liberation and building a united front with Black and Indigenous liberation movements.
The conference, which will focus specifically on building the liberation struggle in North America, will take place in Ottawa on Algonquin Anishinaabe Land, April 28-30, 2023. Learn more and register at the Liberation Conference website. It is initiated by the Masar Badil, the Palestinian Alternative Revolutionary Path Movement.
Topics for workshops and discussions include: Anti-Imperialism and the International People’s Tribunal on U.S. Imperialism, Palestinian Prisoners and the Resistance, Organizing for Return to Palestine, Building the Boycott Movement, Anti-Zionism: An Anti-Colonial Struggle, Palestine and Working-Class Struggle Across Borders, and the Free the Holy Land 5 Campaign.
This conference is taking place on the unceded and unsurrendered land of the Algonquin Anishinaabe Nation. We stand in full solidarity with Indigenous struggles for self-determination and sovereignty and against Canadian and U.S. settler colonialism.
The program will include:
- Friday, April 28: Palestine Forum – A gathering of activists, organizers and strugglers developing a strategic plan for our collective movement.
- Saturday, April 29: Liberation Conference – Workshops, panel discussions and strategy sessions on a variety of topics, including the People’s Tribunal on US Imperialism, the Holy Land 5 and Palestinian Prisoners, Indigenous and Black Liberation, Filipino and Palestinian Struggles, and Labour and Working-Class Organizing. Full details and schedule TBA.
- Sunday, April 30: Return And Liberation March in Ottawa – Take the streets in a march against settler colonialism and imperialism and for liberation! On the 75th anniversary of the ongoing Nakba, we march for collective liberation.